Educate and energize your co-workers with National Health Observances (NHOs). NHOs are special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics. The CBIZ Wellbeing team highlights key observances and resources for our clients to help make each month more meaningful & exciting!
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month | August 2022
Our eyes do so much for us by allowing us to see and interact with the beautiful world around us. Taking good care of our eyes should start in childhood. There are many things you can do as a parent to help your children care for their eyes, such as:
- Using blue light glasses with screens
- Choosing sunglasses with proper UV protection
- Regular checkups and screenings with an eye doctor
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month Resources
Kid friendly foods for supporting eye health
National Immunization Awareness Month | August 2022
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | cdc.gov
National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual health observance in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Use these resources to assist in communicating about vaccines during August and throughout the year:
National Breastfeeding Month | August 2022
U.S. Breastfeeding Committee: Together We Do Great Things! | usbreastfeeding.org
Breastfeeding comes along with many health benefits for both the mother and the child, such as:
- Reducing the mother’s risk for ovarian and breast cancer
- Boosting the child’s immune system
- Helping the mom to lose “baby weight”
- Increasing the child’s chance of survival
To learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding or for resources to help you navigate pregnancy through weaning, visit Milkology. Milkology is dedicated to creating high quality breastfeeding content to educate & empower mothers.
Coloring is a fun activity for people of all ages and can be a great way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress.
To access free mindfulness coloring pages like the one above, choose one of the links below:
To learn more about mindfulness in general, use this mindfulness toolkit powered by CuraLinc Healthcare.